Table 1

Ectopic pancreas in the anterior mediastinum- clinical features of 22 cases
Reference Gender Age Size (Cm) Clinical presentation Pathology
Shillitoe [2] 1957 Female 15 5.5 Dyspnea, Night sweats Benign
Carr [3] 1977 Female 57 10 None Benign
Von Schweinitz [4] 1990 Male 5 5 × 5 × 5 Chronic Pneumonia Benign
Perez-Ordonez [5] 1996 Female 16 12 None Benign
Gong [6] 1997 Female 26 20 × 15 Chest pain, Cough Benign
Gong [6] 1997 Female 26 4.3 × 1.3 Chest pain Benign
Wu [7] 1998 Female 60 10 × 5 Chest pain Benign
Cagirici [8] 2001 Female 45 10 × 8 Chest pain, cough Benign
Sentis [9] 2004 Male 44 10 × 8 × 7.5 Chest pain, Dyspnea Benign
Tamura [10] 2005 Male 39 10 × 8 Chest pain Benign
Al-Salam [11] 2006 Male 40 8 × 6 × 6 Cervical swelling Benign
Wang [12] 2007 Female 17 12 × 12 × 4 Chest pain, Dyspnea Benign
Wang [12] 2007 Female 24 10 × 8 × 4 Chest pain, Dyspnea Benign
Ehricht [13] 2009 Male 25 15 × 15 Pneumonia Benign
Chen [14] 2009 Female 32 13 × 16 × 8 None Benign
Fayoumi [15] 2010 Male 51 10 × 7 × 5 Chest pain, cough Benign
Fayoumi [15] 2010 Male 42 10 × 5 Shoulder pain Benign
Romain [16] 2011 Female 66 11 × 9 Chest pain Malignant
Takemura [17] 2011 Female 21 3.5 × 3.5 Chest pain Benign
Szabados [18] 2012 Male 32 4 × 4 Chest pain, Hemoptysis Benign
Byun CS [19] 2012 Female 31 7 × 3 × 4 Chest pain, cough, Hemoptysis Benign
Rokach Female 22 5.1 × 3.8 × 2.3 None (Asymptomatic cervical mass) Benign
Summery/Average F-14 34 3.5-20 Sympomatic-18 Benign-21
M-8 Asymptomatic-4 Malignant-1

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Rokach et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2013 8:176   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-8-176

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